John Davan Sainsbury SAINSBURY OF PRESTON CANDOVER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1927-11-02
Education Stowe, Worcester Coll Oxford
Books & Publications
Recreations N/A
Clubs Garrick, Beefsteak
Style The Rt Hon Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, KG
Career J Sainsbury plc: dir 1958-92, vice-chm 1967-69, chm 1969-92, pres 1992-; dir The Economist 1972-80, dir Centre for Policy Studies 2009-; vice-pres Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2009- (dir 1969-85, chm 1987-91), dir Royal Opera House Tst 1974-84 and 1987-97, chm of tstees Royal Opera House Endowment Fund 2001-05; memb Cncl of Friends of Covent Garden 1969-91 (chm 1969-81); tstee: Nat Gallery 1976-83, Westminster Abbey Tst 1977-83, Tate Gallery 1982-83, Rhodes Tst 1984-98, Saïd Business Sch Fndn 2003-; jt hon treas Euro Movement 1972-75; pres: Br Retail Consortium 1993-97 (memb Cncl 1975-79), Sparsholt Coll 1993-2000; memb President's Ctee CBI 1982-84; vice-pres Contemporary Arts Soc 1984-96 (hon sec 1965-71, vice-chm 1971-74, vice-patron 1998-2006); a dir Friends of Nelson Mandela Children's Fund 1996-2000; chm Benesh Inst of Choreology 1986-87, chm of govrs Royal Ballet 1995-2003 (govr 1987-2003); govr Royal Ballet Sch 1965-76 and 1987-91, dir Rambert Sch of Ballet and Contemporary Dance 2003-05 (chm Devpt Ctee 2002-03, chm Steering Ctee 2005-09, chm Rambert Sch Tst 2005-10); visitor Ashmolean Museum 2003-, patron Dulwich Picture Gallery 2004- (chm of tstees 1994-2000), patron Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum 2005-; memb Jt Parly Scrutiny Ctee on Draft Charities Bill 2004-05; Albert Medal RSA 1989, Hadrian Award 2000, Prince of Wales Medal for Arts Philanthropy 2008, Univ of Oxford Sheldon Medal 2010; hon bencher Inner Temple 1985; hon fell Worcester Coll Oxford 1982, hon fell British Sch at Rome 2002; Hon DScEcon Univ of London 1985, Hon DLitt South Bank Univ 1992, Hon LLD Univ of Bristol 1993, hon DScEcon (hc) Univ of Cape Town 2000; FIGD 1973, Hon FRIBA 1993
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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